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Attempt to cover the pre-marked puzzle cards whit your Tantrix tiles until the puzzle in completed; it's a challenge every step-of-the-way. Twelve puzzle cards with 3 levels of difficulty and 3 different objectives fit into the wooden puzzle frame. Includes: 1 Wooden Match tray, 13 Tantrix™ tiles, 12 Puzzle cards, Instructions.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 35754 (added 12/11/2012)
Count Your Blessings is the Chicken Soup for the Soul-inspired game with an attitude for gratitude. Players try to be the first to flip their four tokens from "Stressed to Blessed", "Tired to Inspired", "Frazzled to Dazzled", and "Mad to Glad" simply by looking on the positive side of life. The package includes: one sun spinner board, 215 game cards, 24 tokens, six heads or tails coins, one pair "Look on the Brightside" glasses, and instruction booklet. Launch date: 2010.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 28216 (added 4/26/2010)
In the competitive game of Kewbz, opposing players compete for ownership of 'tower units' by positioning the final cube on top. Each time a corner is made, a cube is stacked at the intersection. When multiple corners are created, then multiple cubes are added into play. Clever strategy moves give you the winning edge. Includes: wooden playing surface, 25 orange wooden blocks, 25 aqua-blue wooden blocks, and instructions. Launch date: 2010.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 28118 (added 4/19/2010)
Strategy skills get stepped up a notch when space runs out on the board. The game continues on top of the previously played pieces. Following specific layering laws, each player tries to cover up their opponent's pieces. In the end, the more exposed player comes out the winner. It's "a strategy game that's fun for the whole family," Jackie Aubut, director of sales for Family Games, Inc., told TDmonthly. Launch date: November 20, 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 21047 (added 10/27/2008)
Players attempt to memorize the pattern on the board before the board is spun around and another patterned plug is added into play. Get three in a row of the same color or shape and score a point. The game comes with a vertical board, a base, a pivot piece, a scoring block device, a score peg, 30 orange game pieces and instructions. Launch date: March 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 18544 (added 4/24/2008)
The goal is to line up four bearings of the same color. Starting with the counter at #1, each player pushes one bearing, one space. The counter is then moves to #2, requiring players to make two moves. The counter progresses to #10, making the game increasingly challenging. The game is intended for two to four players. Launch date: 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 17969 (added 3/17/2008)
Players attempt to fit 16 of the 17 CD pentamino pieces inside the box. Remove a different piece each game for an entirely new challenge. Launch date: 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 17968 (added 3/17/2008)
Players match their rolled sixes, or combinations that equal six, with their opponent’s die. When a player cannot make a match, the opponent makes a decision that could lead to mathematical madness. The first player to reach 60 points or land on a score where the combined two digits total six (15, 24, 33, 42, 51) wins. Launch date: 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 17967 (added 3/17/2008)
In this fast-paced numbers game, players add number cards to the count pile. The count can quickly raise or lower at the flip of a card. The player who cannot keep the line at, or below 99 loses the round. The game is intended for two to eight players. Launch date: 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 17966 (added 3/17/2008)
Players attempt to position all five of their playing pieces on the playing field, while blocking their opponents’ attempts to do the same. No same colored pieces may touch or stand on the same side or edge; at the same time, no two pieces of the same height can be positioned next to each other. The game is available in four languages. Awards: TDmonthly Top Toy 2008. Launch date: 2008.
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ToyDirectory Product ID#: 17965 (added 3/17/2008)
With two sides to play on, our original dart game offers double the fun for players of all ages. The large, hanging magnetized mat is made of the highest quality fabric and is extremely durable. Six professionally weighted darts that are guaranteed to STICK at every throw are included with every game.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 15242 (added 9/19/2007)
Within a Medieval walled city, rivals strategically battle to place all of their buildings on the gaming field and lay claim to their territory. Skilled players position their structures to create inner territories and block their opponent from gaining ground. Surround your adversary?s building and reclaim that land. Victory is your goal.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 15241 (added 9/19/2007)
An abstract strategy game combining luck of the draw and tactics. Accumulate points by placing or exposing pieces of the same color to build 3-D equilateral triangles on three dimensions.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 15240 (added 9/19/2007)
Build a stack with 3 of the same colored pieces or place the same color at the top of all three stacks. Either way, the constant shifting of pieces into new positions between you and your opponent, will make you realize that when playing Triplexity, things don't always stack up the way you want!
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 15236 (added 9/18/2007)
Small magnets have been imbedded in the wooden blocks. When you attempt to reconstruct the cube, the blocks may pull together or push apart, making it quite a polarizing puzzle.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 15235 (added 9/18/2007)
Pour friends a stiff measure of mischief with the game’s fine selection of wine bottle puzzles, initiating sparkling dinner conversation at the next family get-together, holiday celebration or corporate event. Players can use a standard wine, champagne, liquor, vinegar or olive oil bottle to play the game. The Don’t Break the Bottle series includes the Original, Caddy, Corkscrew, Press and Vise versions. The MSRP is between $10.00 and $15.00.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 14885 (added 8/24/2007)
Finding a balance between harmony and strategy, players glide their river-stone playing pieces into predetermined positions. A player may not stop a stone midstream, jump over a stone, or move onto an occupied space. It is all about gliding and flowing. The game comes packaged in a high-gloss bamboo tube.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 13397 (added 6/13/2007)
SKU or Item #: 760D
Perfect for any social occasion, this game involves sharing personal stories and aspirations. Players banter their way to the end, collecting gemstones along the way. The player best at bantering, and therefore the player with the most gemstones, wins the game. Each order comes in a cardboard retail display of nine games.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 13373 (added 6/12/2007)
This wooden workshop consists of eight bewitching brainteasers and an everlasting magical maze. Wooden blocks, balls, ropes, cords, metal rings and a screwdriver are tucked inside the faux leather assembly book. The challenge of the game lies not only in putting together the eight wooden puzzles, but also in solving them once the puzzles are assembled. Creativity and constructiveness are essential to this game.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 12665 (added 5/4/2007)
Together, two players build one pyramid using 13 of their cubes and five of their opponent’s cubes. Strategic positioning is crucial because when the pyramid is completed, each of its three faces comprises 15 squares. The player with the most pieces on at least two faces wins the game. “There is a combined effort between both players to build one 3-D pyramid. … How they choose to position their opponents’ pieces can be very interesting,” Susan Hebblethwaite of Family Games told TDmonthly. Launch date: June 2007.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 12381 (added 4/18/2007)
When folks are driving on city streets or country highways, this “sight and say” card game gets the fun rolling. A player deals five cards to each passenger and sets a time limit or mileage distance. The passenger to sight the most items on their travel cards wins the game. It is approved by AAA and Rand McNally. “Participants must put away their laptops and high-tech gizmos and take the time to observe, for their own, the sights that are happening around them,” said Susan Hebblethwaite of Family Games. Are We There Yet? is popular for customers embarking on a long car trip, Owner Tom England of Dancing Bear Toys & Gifts in Frederick, Md., told TDmonthly in spring 2007. His store sells 120 units of the game per year, “mainly in the summer.”
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 12281 (added 4/11/2007)
In this clever little memory game, children drop brightly colored rods of varying lengths down hollow blocks of varying depths. The first player to line up three level heads in a row wins the game. When the rods are dropped, will they fall to the bottom of the block or stop somewhere in between? Kids can switch the blocks and heads around each time they play to encourage memory development and essential silly skills. The game includes nine wooden blocks, two rod holders, two sets of rods (each set composed of nine different colors) and instructions. This product is a 2007 iParenting Media Award winner. Launch date: June 2007.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 11810 (added 3/6/2007)
In this game, the Flippit frog accompanies children as they earn points by spelling words. Using colorful alphabet cards, children flip cards and reposition each letter in their proper spelling sequence. The more cards correctly repositioned, the more points acquired.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 11669 (added 2/27/2007)
This simple game puts children in the middle of a feeding frenzy, as a roll of the dice determines which fish the players must "catch." With ten wooden fish (including one menacing pirahna), the combinations provide unpredictable excitement for 2-4 players.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 4568 (added 9/13/2005)
The Tantrix™ line is expanding! Hot on the heels of our popular and multi award-winning Tantrix™ Discovery Puzzle, comes our Discovery Game Pack, bursting with challenging solitaire puzzles and strategy games for 2 to 4 players. Fifty-six numbered and color-coded tiles invite players to enter the twisted Tantrix world where loops, lines or forms must be created. Skillful moves and a competitive spirit are your only entrance fee!
— Debbie Gray, owner of Bear and Friends in Johnson City, Tenn., told TDmonthly in a July 2014 survey that Tantrix from Family Games are one of their store's best-selling puzzles.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 535 (added 9/1/2004)
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